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1915

1915 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1915
MCMXV
Ab urbe condita2668
Armenian calendar1364
?
Assyrian calendar6665
Bahá'í calendar71-72
Balinese saka calendar1836-1837
Bengali calendar1322
Berber calendar2865
British Regnal yearGeo. 5 - 6 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2459
Burmese calendar1277
Byzantine calendar7423-7424
Chinese calendar? (Wood Tiger)
4611 or 4551
    -- to --
(Wood Rabbit)
4612 or 4552
Coptic calendar1631-1632
Discordian calendar3081
Ethiopian calendar1907-1908
Hebrew calendar5675-5676
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1971-1972
 - Shaka Samvat1836-1837
 - Kali Yuga5015-5016
Holocene calendar11915
Igbo calendar915-916
Iranian calendar1293-1294
Islamic calendar1333-1334
Japanese calendarTaish? 4
(4?)
Javanese calendar1845-1846
Juche calendar4
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4248
Minguo calendarROC 4
4?
Nanakshahi calendar447
Thai solar calendar2457-2458
Tibetan calendar?
(male Wood-Tiger)
2041 or 1660 or 888
    -- to --
?
(female Wood-Rabbit)
2042 or 1661 or 889

1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1915th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 915th year of the 2nd millennium, the 15th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1915, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January 1: HMS Formidable, sunk by a German U-boat.

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

January

February

March

March 14: WWI: SMS Dresden, forced to scuttle by the Royal Navy.

April

May 7: WWI: RMS Lusitania, sunk by a German U-boat.

May

June

July

August

August: Destruction by the 1915 Galveston hurricane.

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January

February

March

April

May

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August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

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July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

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Notes

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  2. ^ "No Jacket Can Hold Him", Life, accessed May 9, 2011.
  3. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
  4. ^ Heller, Charles E. (September 1984). "Chemical Warfare in World War I: The American Experience, 1917-1918". Leaveanworth Papers, 10. Combat Studies Institute. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ Johnston, Willie (March 12, 2015). "Centenary of HMS Bayano disaster off the Galloway coast". BBC News. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ Paull, John (2018) The Women Who Tried to Stop the Great War: The International Congress of Women at The Hague 1915, In A. H. Campbell (Ed.), Global Leadership Initiatives for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (pp. 249-266). (Chapter 12) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  7. ^ Simon, Hyacinthe (1991). Mardine la ville héroïque. Jounieh-Lebanon: Maison Naaman pour la culture.
  8. ^ Jonasson, Stefan. "100 years of women's suffrage in Iceland". Lögberg Heimskringla. Retrieved 2019.
  9. ^ Shlaim, Avi (2008). Lion of Jordan. London: Penguin Books. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-141-01728-0.
  10. ^ In Die Weißen Blätter.
  11. ^ "Washington, Oct. 25." The New York Times, October 26, 1915.
  12. ^ Shackleton, Ernest (1983). South. London: Century Publishing. p. 98. ISBN 0-7126-0111-2.
  13. ^ "Ernest Shackleton, Endurance Voyage, Time Line and Map". CoolAntarctica.com. 2001. Archived from the original on October 16, 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  14. ^ Einstein, Albert (November 25, 1915). "Die Feldgleichungen der Gravitation". Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin: 844-847. Retrieved 2018.
  15. ^ "Biography of Porfirio Diaz, Ruler of Mexico for 35 Years". ThoughtCo. Retrieved 2019.

Further reading

  • Williams, John. The Other Battleground The Home Fronts: Britain, France and Germany 1914-1918 (1972) pp 43-108.

Primary sources and year books

  • New International Year Book 1915, Comprehensive coverage of world and national affairs, 791pp
  • Hazell's Annual for 1916 (1916), worldwide events of 1915; 640pp online; worldwide coverage of 1915 events; emphasis on Great Britain

External links


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